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<br /> The<br /> RetailObserver<br /> 2764 N. Green Valley Pkwy. Suite 508<br /> Henderson, NV 89014-2121<br /> February, 2013 AN EYE ON THE INDUSTRY SINCE 1970 Vol. 24, Issue 2<br /> 2013 INTERNATIONAL CES<br /> IN ONE WORD: INNOVATION<br /> WHIRLPOOL SHOWCASES KITCHEN<br /> OF THE FUTURE CONCEPTS<br /> 2013 INTERNATIONAL CES<br /> DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION WEEK 2014<br /> INTERNATIONAL BUILDERS’ SHOW AND KITCHEN & BATH<br /> INDUSTRY SHOW TO CO-LOCATE IN LAS VEGAS<br /> Printed on Recycled Paper<br /> 10% Post Consumer<br /> PRSRT STD<br /> U.S. Postage Paid<br /> St. Joseph, MI<br /> Permit No. 158<br /> <br /> <br /> AS I SEE IT •<br /> ELLE’S VIEW<br /> • AS I SEE IT<br /> Another BIG SHOW in Las Vegas<br /> What an Announcement!<br /> S<br /> tarting next year, the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) and<br /> the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)<a title="Feb '13 page 1" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e840b3f8?page=1"> The RetailObserver 2764 N. 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